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Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatric medical geneticist

Dr. Anthony Wynshaw-Boris is chief of Medical Genetics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He specializes in the treatment of genetic and metabolic disorders, including birth defects, mental retardation, familial heart disease, neurologic disorders and cancer.

Wynshaw-Boris earned a medical degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed a residency at the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland and a fellowship at Children's Hospital of Boston. In his research, he is interested in developmental neurogenetics and autism. He is a member of medical and scientific organizations including the American Society of Clinical Investigation, American Pediatric Society and Association of American Physicians. He is president of the Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics and a member of the board of directors of the American Society of Human Genetics. Wynshaw-Boris is a professor of pediatrics at UCSF.


General Genetics Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-2757
Fax: (415) 476-9305

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday mornings (except first Tuesday of the month which is an all-day clinic)

Neurometabolic Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0748
Phone: (415) 476-9997
Fax: (415) 476-9976

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Anthony Wynshaw-Boris


Case Western Reserve School of Medicine 1987


Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital 1989


Children's Hospital of Boston, Genetics 1994